Shiny Thing Syndrome: A Writer’s Malady

In the spirit of our ‘Beginnings‘ series, Jo Gatford tackles an all-too-familiar complaint of the garden-variety writer – when the grass is always greener… We’re here today to talk about…

Beginning A Story: What Stops Us Starting?

In the latest instalment of our ‘Beginnings‘ series, Sarah Lewis explains why all the best intentions in the world are worth nothing if we don’t actually sit down and START…

Begin with a premise…

Get on board the story train with our ‘Beginnings‘ blog series! Here’s the latest offering from Birmingham writing retreat rep Karen Elizabeth Miller: Have you ever had a story fall…

Beware the overused novel opening…

If you’ve already read our blog on How to Write a Kickass Opening Chapter then you’ll know it should be full of intrigue and engaging characters and conflict and all…
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